Blog Posts - John The Baptist



A Reflection on Saint Luke's Infancy Narrative

Angel Appearing to Zacharias, Domenico Ghirlandaio, 1490.St. Luke devotes the first two chapters of his Gospel to events in the infancy of Christ. Luke's infancy narratives consider six episodes structured in pairs about the early lives of John...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 19, 2016

Homily for the Third Sunday of Advent, December 11, 2016, Year A (Gaudete Sunday)

Fr. René J. Butler, M.S.Director, La Salette ShrineEnfield, NH(Click here for today’s readings)We are in Cycle A of the Sunday readings, in which the majority of the Gospel readings are from Matthew. In a few weeks we will be reading his account o...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 9, 2016

Homily for the 3rd Sunday of Advent, December 11, 2016, Year A (Gaudete Sunday)

Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)“Are you the one who is to come, or do we look for another?”As you live out life as a Christian, trying to make the life of Jesus a reality in your own life, many...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 4, 2016

The Passion of Saint John the Baptist

August 29th, the Church celebrates the passion of Saint John the Baptist. He was the cousin of Jesus, the son of Elizabeth and Zachariah, and the nephew of the Blessed Virgin Mary. John heralds Christ in his miraculous birth and his ministry as preac...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Aug 28, 2016

Murcia’s Lux Mundi Monastery & Catholic Ming Yuan College

When I tagged along with my DOT-accredited tour guide friends, Maricar and Artie, to Salvador Benedicto, they were talking about the Lux Mundi monastery in Murcia, a town between Bacolod City and Salvador Benedicto. They were planning to visit the mo...
by First-time Travels on Apr 20, 2016

The Kingdom of God – Now or Later?

When we hear someone talk about the Kingdom of God, usually our first thought is a place in the distant future. A place we go when we die and leave this earth. It is where God lives somewhere way up in the sky, a place where we will live with Him for...
by Done with Religion on Aug 19, 2015

LATEST{{St John the Baptist}}* Images, sms, messages, Quotes, Wishes, Greetings 2015

The feast day of Saint John the Baptist or Midsummer was a very popular event in the Ancien régime of France, and it is still celebrated as a religious feast day in several countries, like Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Spain, Latvia and...
by All Festival Wishes on Jun 22, 2015

(Sao Joao Feast of St John the Baptist Date 2015) – speech, feast, Rituals, Traditions

The Sao Joao Festival is celebrated throughout Goa with a lot of grandeur and ceremony. This festival of Sao Joao is dedicated to St.John, the Baptist and is marked by the feast of St.John. The Sao Joao Festival is mainly celebrated by the local yout...
by All Festival Wishes on Jun 21, 2015

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Are you searching for St John the Baptist 2015 Festival, if yes then we are glad that you finally find this article. Here we have best collection of St John the Baptist Quotes, St John the Baptist Messages, St John the Baptist Greetings, St John...
by All Festival Wishes on Jun 21, 2015

Saving Face

Although it has been commented upon in Rate My Professor, my beard is not intended to be impressive. In fact, it’s not really. Since I was quite young I dreamed of being a bearded man. I don’t know why. My … Continue reading →...

Sermon For The Second Sunday In Advent: Telling The Prophetic Time

Mark 1:1-8 with Isaiah 40:1-11 You may have noticed that I do not wear a watch. Contrary to popular opinion, this is not so that I can preach for an interminable length of time, it is because I developed an allergy to nickel a few years ago. I could...

Sermon For The Second Sunday In Advent: Telling The Prophetic Time

Mark 1:1-8 with Isaiah 40:1-11 You may have noticed that I do not wear a watch. Contrary to popular opinion, this is not so that I can preach for an interminable length of time, it is because I developed an allergy to nickel a few years ago. I could...

I Don’t Know Much

On Wednesday night,  I attended Mass at my parish, St. John the Baptist in Yonkers. As I laid my jacket down in the pew beside me, I looked up and saw a couple who I’ve seen since coming to St. John’s.  They have two sons, one is at lea...
by That's Amore Like It on Nov 28, 2014

Is the Christ historical? The historicity of Jesus (Omega)

Is Jesus Christ historical? I have to skip the final part of my current series to focus on this one. Actually, I think I lack the necessary skills because I am no religion historian. Thus, I do not see why this article would not also be subject to ch...
by The Young Filipino Historian on Nov 17, 2014

Lost And Found

A couple of weeks ago, I found myself making a long trip from the Bronx to tip of lower Manhattan for a Halloween party. As we arrived, it became really difficult to find a parking spot. It’s a Friday night in Manhattan, what were we thinking?
by That's Amore Like It on Nov 13, 2014

Baptism of Jesus

We’ve been having class for a couple of weeks now, but this is the first real craft that I’ve made for the kids.  I have to say that they loved it!! This is a simple paper craft.  Once completed, the kids can put Jesus in the Jordan Riv...

Repent

Matthew 3:1-12A Rabbi once told his disciples:  “Repent one day before your death.”  Confused, one of his students asked, “How will we know when that day is?”  To which the Rabbi replied, “All the more reason to repent today,...
by The Potter and the Clay on Sep 30, 2014

John the Baptist

Matthew 11:1-11Gerald spent seven years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam.  During his second Christmas in that rotten hellhole he made an amazing discovery―in a claustrophobic 7 by 3 foot cell he began to understand for the first time the true...
by The Potter and the Clay on Sep 30, 2014

Water Flowing Underground

One of the most compelling characters of the Bible is John the Baptist. Unconventional and non-conformist, he speaks with unquestioned authority based on pure conviction. Baptism comes in many forms. When we moved our daughter into her dorm room, we...

witnessing by water and fire and wind

The testimonies of two witnesses: John the apostle and John the Baptist. The prophecy : Ezekiel 37:9-10New King James Version (NKJV) 9 Also He said to me, “Prophesy to the breath, prophesy, son of man, and say to the breath, ‘Thus says the Lord G...


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